The Berkeley Daily Planet is facing ongoing difficulties and has been advised to refrain from engaging in any financial transactions, be it paying staff or accepting fees from advertisers.
Berkeley freelance writer Sarah Henry, who muses about food and family matters on her blog, Lettuce Eat Kale, was so hot under the collar after reading Caitlin Flanagan’s “Cultivating Failure” article in The Atlantic, she had to wait a week to cool off before responding. Henry volunteers at King Middle School’s Edible Schoolyard. Here’s her view, first published on Lettuce Eat Kale:
The Berkeley High School Jacket has long been recognized as one of the best high school newspapers in the country. That reputation comes in part from the story it broke 9 years ago about how Berkeley landlord Lackireddy Bali Reddy was importing girls from India to work as sex slaves in the Bay Area.